Saturday, December 10th, 2016

This is taken from the latest Wisconsin Club for Growth newsletter. The Many Faces of Governor Doyle With Governor Doyle proposing $2.2 billion in new taxes over the next two years, it causes one to wonder: Has Doyle ever made a promise he actually intended to keep, or has he simply counted on a deadbeat […]

If there’s a lesson here, it’s double-check your Word documents before you send them out. Later that same day, Mistele sent the text of her speech to media and others, as a word document, from her personal email. If you save this word file to desktop and check “Properties,” then “Summary,” an interesting thing happens: […]

Dave Blaska notes that Verona mayor Jon Hochkammer may join Nancy Mistele in campaign to unseat Dane County Executive Kathleen Falk. He is currently serving his second term as mayor of Verona, one of the fastest and smartest-growing communities in Dane County. He joined the Verona City Council in 1997. Just Monday night, he finished […]

Is there no limit to the size of the Wasserman’s ego that he can’t let go even after he lost by 1,990 votes? However, some Wasserman backers are raising questions about whether all ballots in Shorewood included the contest. Shorewood Village Clerk Sherry Grant said today all the ballots were identical and there were no […]

As a conservative writer in Madison, Dave Blaska must be more lonely that the Maytag repair man. Dave is right on it this week tracking the falling fortunes of “The Kathleen” and speculates on the possible challengers to Dane County Executive Falk. Against a backdrop of the degradation of our public spaces by chronic vagrancy, […]

With the introduction of the Friday afternoon cocktail, pinch-hitting for the Jo Egelhoff on Thursdays, and column writing on Tuesdays, we’re moving the Idiot Politician of the Week to Saturdays. Lucky for us, the move snagged us a last-minute entry this week. On any given week, the idiot politicians are thicker than mosquitoes in July. […]

It’s been a rough week out there for politicians. I thought that maybe I would spare the usual suspects some embarrassment this week because of Easter. But then the fools came out of the woodwork fast and furious. Can we start with Senator Barack Obama? Obama’s long time close relationship with the worst embarrassment of […]

Rep. Jason Fields (D-Milwaukee) was arrested for DUI. MILWAUKEE (AP) – State Rep. Jason Fields says he’s been arrested for drunken driving. The Milwaukee Democrat says he was arrested Tuesday night. He didn’t say in a statement where he was arrested. He didn’t return a message seeking comment at his office on Wednesday. But Milwaukee […]

Rep. Jason Fields (D-Milwaukee) was arrested for DUI. MILWAUKEE (AP) – State Rep. Jason Fields says he’s been arrested for drunken driving. The Milwaukee Democrat says he was arrested Tuesday night. He didn’t say in a statement where he was arrested. He didn’t return a message seeking comment at his office on Wednesday. But Milwaukee […]

James Rowen notes the Cap Times Mike Ivey’s attempts to find a brand image for Wisconsin (“ash tray of the midwest”, “the state that doesn’t care about the Great Lakes”) and suggests a motto he claims is inspired by WMAC, “Wisconsin. You Won’t Like It Here.” Hahahaha. Problem is, Dane County Executive and general scold […]